- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance
- T: +1 973 852 8148
- F: +1 973 364 8464
- 56 Livingston Avenue
- Suite 400
- Roseland, NJ, 07068
- United States
- T: +1 973 852 8100
- F: +1 973 364 8464
- B.S., Monmouth University
- M.S.T., Fairleigh Dickinson University
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA), New Jersey
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), New York
- National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Legislative Member
- National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
- New Jersey Society of CPAs
- Young Men's/Women's Real Estate Association
- Tax Structuring & Tax Advisory Services
- Due Diligence
- Real Estate
Laura Jackson is a Senior Managing Director in the Real Estate Solutions industry practice and specializes in taxation. With over 18 years of experience in the real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and partnership areas of real estate taxation, she continuously provides top-tier service in due diligence, deal structuring, REIT compliance, domestic and international tax compliance, §754 adjustments, creating §704(c) models, tax provisions, like kind exchanges and qualified opportunity funds.
Examples of recent client work include REIT due diligence on a large portfolio of 70+ office assets, tax compliance for two large public REITs, and structuring acquisitions of a qualified opportunity zone property. In addition, Ms. Jackson has recently published articles on the impact of tax reform on the real estate industry.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Jackson worked in taxation at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte with a primary client focus on the lodging/gaming, banking and retail industries.
Ms. Jackson currently serves as Vice President on the board of Rebuilding Together NYC, a non-profit organization for safe and healthy housing throughout New York City. She also founded the She Builds initiative, which empowers prominent women in real estate to give back to the communities they serve. Within FTI Consulting, Ms. Jackson is heavily involved in the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging initiative, as well as FTI WIN, FTI Consulting’s women’s initiative.
Ms. Jackson’s work has been recognized by multiple awards programs, including being recognized as a Rising Star by Real Estate Weekly in 2019, named to the Women in Real Estate list by Connect Media in 2018 and being honored with the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award in 2018.
Ms. Jackson holds a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Monmouth University, where she graduated summa cum laude and first in her class, and an M.S. in taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Ms. Jackson is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Commercial Real Estate Women of New York, National Association of Industrial/Office Properties, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.